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Periodic Acid- Schiff (PAS) Stain


Intended Use

This kit is for staining bone marrow and blood cellsmear.


PAS Stain is based on the principle of periodic acid-Schiff reaction. Periodic acid can oxidize Ethylene Glycol

(-CHOH-CHOH) contained in glycogen polysaccharides of cells to turn into dialdehyde (-CHO-CHO).

Subsequently, aldehyde will react with colorless Fucshin to form a red-fuchsin compound incytoplasm.


1. Fixative (solution A)

2. Periodic Acid (solution B)

3. Schiff's Reagent (solution C)

4. Hematoxylin (solution D)

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